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I want t try overlay scrollbars in Eclipse. I am using KDE.

How do I enable overlay scrollbars in GTK apps under KDE?

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I believe the scrollbars won't work with Eclipse. – Uri Herrera Sep 6 '11 at 9:01
i have i coworker who is using Eclipse on Ubuntu 11.04 and has overlay scrollbars. – warvariuc Sep 6 '11 at 13:24
up vote 3 down vote accepted

I got it working:

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The only thing i did (if i remember correctly) is to install overlay-scrollbar package.

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I think Eclipse is a Java application, not GTK. Only GTK apps are supported as present (as far as I am aware)

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Eclipse uses SWT, and SWT on Linux uses GTK+ – Op De Cirkel Dec 16 '11 at 2:56

I have got Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS and KDE 4.8.5. I tried doing the following:

Add the line

export LIBOVERLAY_SCROLLBAR=0 to the file ~/.xprofile (create one, if it doesn't exist).

Afterwards logged out and logged in.

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